Period
to 23 April 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for UML skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited UML over the 6 months to 23 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Unified Modeling Language (UML)
UK > England
6 months to
23 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 334 247 192
Rank change year-on-year -87 -55 -17
Contract jobs citing UML 690 877 1,293
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.74% 1.03% 1.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.87% 1.22% 1.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 412 516 789
England median daily rate £475 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% +3.24%
10th Percentile £346 £324 £313
90th Percentile £600 £625 £588
UK median daily rate £465 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +3.33% +5.88% +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 95 134
England median hourly rate £45.00 £43.00 £44.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.65% -2.27% +18.92%
10th Percentile £37.30 £37.50 £32.65
90th Percentile £50.30 £53.75 £57.00
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £43.00 £44.00
% change year-on-year +4.65% -2.27% +18.92%

UML is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 79,443 72,046 81,766
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 85.77% 84.55% 83.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 52,810 47,678 54,210
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.29%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £263
90th Percentile £638 £625 £613
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,049 1,933 2,213
England median hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +6.38% +11.90%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.25 £11.47
90th Percentile £50.25 £50.00 £50.00
UK median hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -10.00% - +20.34%

UML
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing UML as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for UML in England

UML
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing UML in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for UML in England

UML
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing UML in England over the 6 months to 23 April 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for UML in England

UML
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing UML in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for UML in England

UML
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing UML in England over the 6 months to 23 April 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for UML in England

UML
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing UML within the England region over the 6 months to 23 April 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -80 293 £500 -1.96% 49
South East -79 116 £425 +1.19% 52
Midlands +18 87 £413 +10.00% 33
East of England -14 87 £475 +5.56% 35
North of England -27 57 £400 -3.03% 39
West Midlands +25 51 £406 +12.07% 20
South West -55 46 £400 -7.51% 45
East Midlands +5 36 £438 +11.11% 13
North West -38 26 £475 +26.67% 21
Yorkshire -17 23 £375 -25.00% 13
North East +30 8 £360 +5.88% 5
UML
UK

For the 6 months to 23 April 2018, IT contractor jobs citing UML also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the England region with a requirement for UML.

1 343 (49.71%) Agile Software Development
2 153 (22.17%) Java
3 147 (21.30%) Finance
4 138 (20.00%) Use Case
5 136 (19.71%) Business Analysis
6 129 (18.70%) Scrum
7 124 (17.97%) Stakeholder Management
8 115 (16.67%) Data Modelling
9 114 (16.52%) Software Engineering
10 110 (15.94%) XML
11 108 (15.65%) Security Cleared
12 106 (15.36%) SQL
13 95 (13.77%) OO
14 92 (13.33%) Microsoft
15 90 (13.04%) SDLC
16 88 (12.75%) C++
17 86 (12.46%) Web Services
18 85 (12.32%) Analytical Skills
18 85 (12.32%) Problem-Solving
19 84 (12.17%) SC Cleared
20 83 (12.03%) BPMN
21 82 (11.88%) REST
21 82 (11.88%) User Stories
22 74 (10.72%) C
23 73 (10.58%) Waterfall
24 71 (10.29%) Oracle
25 69 (10.00%) Business Process Modelling
26 67 (9.71%) MS Visio
27 66 (9.57%) Degree
28 65 (9.42%) SOA

UML
Co-occurring IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 20 (2.90%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 19 (2.75%) JBoss
3 18 (2.61%) Confluence
3 18 (2.61%) WebSphere
4 14 (2.03%) Apache
5 12 (1.74%) Tomcat
6 9 (1.30%) Elasticsearch
6 9 (1.30%) WebSphere Application Server
7 8 (1.16%) Apache Solr
7 8 (1.16%) Apache Spark
7 8 (1.16%) SharePoint
7 8 (1.16%) WebLogic
8 5 (0.72%) CMS
9 4 (0.58%) Commerce Server
9 4 (0.58%) Documentum
9 4 (0.58%) Mule
9 4 (0.58%) SAS
10 3 (0.43%) Jetty
10 3 (0.43%) Oracle Self-Service HR
10 3 (0.43%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 67 (9.71%) MS Visio
2 31 (4.49%) Microsoft Excel
3 28 (4.06%) Microsoft Office
4 17 (2.46%) Simulink
5 13 (1.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 6 (0.87%) Microsoft Project
7 5 (0.72%) Photoshop
8 4 (0.58%) GIMP
9 1 (0.14%) EngageOne
9 1 (0.14%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 6 (0.87%) Sonata
2 5 (0.72%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.43%) Adobe Campaign
3 3 (0.43%) Eloqua
4 2 (0.29%) BusinessWorks
4 2 (0.29%) Magento
4 2 (0.29%) Oracle 11i
4 2 (0.29%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.29%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.29%) SDL Web 8
4 2 (0.29%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
5 1 (0.14%) BASE24
5 1 (0.14%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.14%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 53 (7.68%) Amazon AWS
2 33 (4.78%) SaaS
3 28 (4.06%) IaaS
4 26 (3.77%) Microsoft Azure
5 25 (3.62%) PaaS
6 14 (2.03%) Boomi
7 13 (1.88%) iPaaS
8 9 (1.30%) Cloud Computing
9 7 (1.01%) Serverless
10 6 (0.87%) Amazon EMR
10 6 (0.87%) Office 365
11 5 (0.72%) AWS Lambda
12 4 (0.58%) Amazon S3
13 3 (0.43%) GitHub
13 3 (0.43%) npm
13 3 (0.43%) OpenShift
13 3 (0.43%) Slack
13 3 (0.43%) SuccessFactors
14 2 (0.29%) AWS CloudFormation
14 2 (0.29%) BlueKai
Communications & Networking
1 20 (2.90%) HTTP
2 10 (1.45%) Wireshark
3 9 (1.30%) Internet
3 9 (1.30%) Unified Communications
4 8 (1.16%) Network Security
5 5 (0.72%) Ethernet
5 5 (0.72%) SSL
6 4 (0.58%) FTP
7 3 (0.43%) Broadband
7 3 (0.43%) Firewall
7 3 (0.43%) LAN
7 3 (0.43%) SSH
8 2 (0.29%) IGMP
8 2 (0.29%) Intranet
8 2 (0.29%) Reverse Proxy
8 2 (0.29%) SAN
8 2 (0.29%) Wireless
9 1 (0.14%) FlexRay
9 1 (0.14%) LTE
9 1 (0.14%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 26 (3.77%) Relational Database
3 23 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
3 23 (3.33%) Oracle Database
4 18 (2.61%) NoSQL
5 16 (2.32%) Hadoop
5 16 (2.32%) MySQL
6 14 (2.03%) RDBMS
7 13 (1.88%) Oracle Database 11g
8 12 (1.74%) Big Data
8 12 (1.74%) DB2
9 10 (1.45%) GIS
9 10 (1.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 9 (1.30%) Amazon RDS
10 9 (1.30%) Geospatial Data
10 9 (1.30%) MongoDB
11 8 (1.16%) MS Access
11 8 (1.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 7 (1.01%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
13 6 (0.87%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 48 (6.96%) Maven
2 44 (6.38%) JIRA
3 32 (4.64%) Rational Rhapsody
4 31 (4.49%) Rational DOORS
5 30 (4.35%) Git (software)
5 30 (4.35%) JUnit
6 27 (3.91%) Subversion
7 25 (3.62%) Visual Studio
8 24 (3.48%) Jenkins
9 23 (3.33%) Eclipse
9 23 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
10 20 (2.90%) Ant
11 19 (2.75%) Selenium
12 18 (2.61%) Rational Rose
13 15 (2.17%) Hudson
14 14 (2.03%) ERwin
14 14 (2.03%) SoapUI
15 13 (1.88%) FishEye
15 13 (1.88%) TeamCity
16 12 (1.74%) ClearQuest
General
1 147 (21.30%) Finance
2 64 (9.28%) Banking
3 48 (6.96%) Retail
4 43 (6.23%) Telecoms
5 26 (3.77%) Manufacturing
6 25 (3.62%) Electronics
7 23 (3.33%) Marketing
8 19 (2.75%) Investment Banking
9 16 (2.32%) Pharmaceutical
10 14 (2.03%) Back Office
11 12 (1.74%) Legal
12 8 (1.16%) Automotive
12 8 (1.16%) Financial Institution
12 8 (1.16%) Retail Banking
13 7 (1.01%) Advertising
14 6 (0.87%) Billing
14 6 (0.87%) Military
15 5 (0.72%) Aerospace
16 4 (0.58%) Law
17 3 (0.43%) Games
Job Titles
1 282 (40.87%) Analyst
2 235 (34.06%) Business Analyst
3 142 (20.58%) Architect
4 99 (14.35%) Software Engineer
5 79 (11.45%) Developer
6 59 (8.55%) Solutions Architect
7 43 (6.23%) C++ Software Engineer
8 38 (5.51%) Agile Business Analyst
9 35 (5.07%) Java Developer
10 24 (3.48%) Data Architect
10 24 (3.48%) Technical Analyst
11 23 (3.33%) Senior Analyst
12 22 (3.19%) Finance Business Analyst
12 22 (3.19%) Financial Analyst
12 22 (3.19%) Technical Architect
13 21 (3.04%) Senior Business Analyst
14 18 (2.61%) Senior Software Engineer
15 17 (2.46%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
15 17 (2.46%) Technical Business Analyst
16 16 (2.32%) Financial Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 110 (15.94%) XML
2 86 (12.46%) Web Services
3 82 (11.88%) REST
4 52 (7.54%) JSON
5 51 (7.39%) HTML
6 49 (7.10%) Spring
7 48 (6.96%) .NET
7 48 (6.96%) CSS
8 47 (6.81%) SOAP
9 37 (5.36%) JMS
10 36 (5.22%) Java EE
11 35 (5.07%) Middleware
12 34 (4.93%) XSD
13 29 (4.20%) AngularJS
13 29 (4.20%) Hibernate
14 27 (3.91%) XSLT
15 22 (3.19%) Ajax
16 20 (2.90%) HTML5
16 20 (2.90%) J2EE
17 19 (2.75%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 85 (12.32%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (4.20%) Management Information System
3 22 (3.19%) Self-Motivation
4 21 (3.04%) User Experience
5 16 (2.32%) Data Structures
6 15 (2.17%) PMI
7 14 (2.03%) Enterprise Software
8 13 (1.88%) N-Tier
9 12 (1.74%) Algorithms
9 12 (1.74%) Computer Science
9 12 (1.74%) Credit Risk
9 12 (1.74%) Market Risk
9 12 (1.74%) Taxonomies
10 9 (1.30%) Client/Server
10 9 (1.30%) Embedded Systems
10 9 (1.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 8 (1.16%) Derivative
11 8 (1.16%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 8 (1.16%) Greenfield Project
12 6 (0.87%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 65 (9.42%) Linux
2 34 (4.93%) Unix
3 31 (4.49%) Windows
4 18 (2.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (1.16%) Android
6 7 (1.01%) VxWorks
7 6 (0.87%) Windows 10
8 4 (0.58%) Apple iOS
9 3 (0.43%) CentOS
9 3 (0.43%) Debian
9 3 (0.43%) Embedded Linux
9 3 (0.43%) FreeRTOS
9 3 (0.43%) Mac OS X
9 3 (0.43%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.29%) HPUX
10 2 (0.29%) Solaris
10 2 (0.29%) Windows Server
11 1 (0.14%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.14%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.14%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 343 (49.71%) Agile Software Development
2 138 (20.00%) Use Case
3 136 (19.71%) Business Analysis
4 129 (18.70%) Scrum
5 124 (17.97%) Stakeholder Management
6 115 (16.67%) Data Modelling
7 114 (16.52%) Software Engineering
8 95 (13.77%) OO
9 90 (13.04%) SDLC
10 85 (12.32%) Problem-Solving
11 83 (12.03%) BPMN
12 82 (11.88%) User Stories
13 73 (10.58%) Waterfall
14 69 (10.00%) Business Process Modelling
15 65 (9.42%) SOA
16 63 (9.13%) Business Intelligence
16 63 (9.13%) Project Management
17 52 (7.54%) TOGAF
17 52 (7.54%) User Acceptance Testing
18 51 (7.39%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 153 (22.17%) Java
2 106 (15.36%) SQL
3 88 (12.75%) C++
4 74 (10.72%) C
5 60 (8.70%) C#
6 53 (7.68%) JavaScript
7 29 (4.20%) PL/SQL
8 26 (3.77%) Embedded C++
9 24 (3.48%) MATLAB
10 22 (3.19%) XPath
11 20 (2.90%) Ada
12 19 (2.75%) Python
13 17 (2.46%) Shell Script
14 15 (2.17%) XQuery
15 14 (2.03%) T-SQL
16 13 (1.88%) VBA
17 9 (1.30%) Ada 95
17 9 (1.30%) PHP
18 8 (1.16%) Perl
19 7 (1.01%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 108 (15.65%) Security Cleared
2 84 (12.17%) SC Cleared
3 66 (9.57%) Degree
4 46 (6.67%) ISEB
5 15 (2.17%) PMI Certification
6 13 (1.88%) CBAP
7 11 (1.59%) ITIL Certification
8 8 (1.16%) BPSS Clearance
8 8 (1.16%) DV Cleared
8 8 (1.16%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (0.72%) MCP
10 4 (0.58%) PhD
11 3 (0.43%) Computer Science Degree
11 3 (0.43%) IIBA
11 3 (0.43%) MCPD
11 3 (0.43%) Six Sigma Black Belt
12 2 (0.29%) Chartered Engineer
12 2 (0.29%) CITP
12 2 (0.29%) GIAC
12 2 (0.29%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (5.36%) QA
2 21 (3.04%) Data Quality
3 17 (2.46%) GDPR
4 6 (0.87%) DO-178B
4 6 (0.87%) ISO 20022
5 5 (0.72%) PCI DSS
6 4 (0.58%) Disclosure Scotland
6 4 (0.58%) MIL-STD-498
7 3 (0.43%) IEC 62304
7 3 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 15288
7 3 (0.43%) PSD2
8 2 (0.29%) Dodd-Frank
8 2 (0.29%) EMIR
8 2 (0.29%) MiFID
9 1 (0.14%) AQAP
9 1 (0.14%) DO-160
9 1 (0.14%) ECSS
9 1 (0.14%) ISO 26262
9 1 (0.14%) SEPA
System Software
1 13 (1.88%) Docker
2 12 (1.74%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.58%) Firmware
3 4 (0.58%) HDFS
4 3 (0.43%) Apache Flume
4 3 (0.43%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 2 (0.29%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 12 (1.74%) Kubernetes
2 9 (1.30%) Ansible
3 8 (1.16%) Consul
4 6 (0.87%) Puppet
4 6 (0.87%) SELinux
4 6 (0.87%) Terraform
5 3 (0.43%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (0.43%) Oozie
5 3 (0.43%) Salt
5 3 (0.43%) Single Sign-On
6 2 (0.29%) Data Guard
6 2 (0.29%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.29%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 2 (0.29%) Oracle RMAN
6 2 (0.29%) WebSphere Service Registry and Repository
7 1 (0.14%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 92 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 71 (10.29%) Oracle
3 22 (3.19%) IBM
3 22 (3.19%) SAP
4 18 (2.61%) Red Hat
5 16 (2.32%) Informatica
6 14 (2.03%) Dell
7 12 (1.74%) Atlassian
7 12 (1.74%) Google
8 11 (1.59%) Cognos
9 10 (1.45%) Casewise
9 10 (1.45%) OpenText
10 9 (1.30%) Adobe
10 9 (1.30%) Sybase
10 9 (1.30%) Tableau
11 8 (1.16%) Cloudera
11 8 (1.16%) WSO2
12 6 (0.87%) Hortonworks
13 5 (0.72%) Salesforce.com
13 5 (0.72%) TIBCO